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Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Thingvellir is one of the most significant cultural heritage sites in Iceland.

It is an area of outstanding natural beauty and the site of Iceland’s earliest assembly, established around 930 AD. In 1930 it was designated as a National Park and has become one of the most frequently visited tourist sites in the country. Thousands of people visit every year to learn about the history and hike and camp in the park. In 2004 Thingvellir attained UNESCO World Heritage status, recognising its significance as an internationally important site.

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The THING Sites GeoTour

The THING Project has teamed up with the folk over at geocaching.com to create an official Thing Sites GeoTour.

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